Magic: A Story

She was magic. Everything about her was magic. He would always come home exhausted and disheartened. Rarely had good days. Not because his job made him miserable, no, he loved his job. He had put his heart and soul into this and he had succeeded. But then again, he rarely had good days. He reclined…

Fade Into The Spotlight: A Poem

She breathes in and then out, Repeats this ritual twice. She gracefully walks forward And assumes her stance. And when they call out her name And the curtains rise, She refuses to face the audience. All she sees is the spotlight, Her best friend During the two and a half minute performance She gives every…

Broken Things: A Poem

Let the entire world know We’re not beyond repair. We can mend ourselves Despite the despair. Listen to the silent cries Of the people you call “retards”. You ever seen a shattered soul? Or a damaged heart? So let the entire world know They’ve been depraved, Because we’re broken things And broken things can be…

The Funny One: A Poem

Every day he questions his existence, Every day he negotiates with life. They say childhood scars follow you around So, why the hell are they called golden? His schoolmates labelled him the ‘funny one’, In college, he was the ‘loner’. His desk job barely pays his bills And he’s on pills to control his ‘condition’….

To Say Goodbye For Good…: A Poem

The rain had fallen before But it had never hurt this much. The snow had descended earlier But it had never felt bitter. The thunderclap had frightened him But it had never made him weep. His life had been a roller coaster But he had never felt this low. Because this time, he knew for…

A Very Thin Line: A Poem

I saw her crying through the looking glass, I could almost sense her pain. I knocked at the door of her misery And somehow, seemed to ignite it even more. She isn’t pretty like the other girls, Not really. She isn’t even beautiful, Because these days they define true beauty By the fifty shades of…